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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Eyewitness Guide France

FRN01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465440178
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to all of France features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$30.00

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

Long Ago in France, The Years in Dijon

FRN21
M.F.K. Fisher
Touchstone
1992
159
0671755145
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A memoir of Fisher's years in France in the late '20s and early '30s, a time of exuberant discoveries of the glories of French food and French culture.
$13.95

France Map

FRN07
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067123157
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, accurate and up-to-date map of France at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Dordogne Map D24

FRN60
IGN
IGN
2013
1
2118100728
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Centered on Perigueux, this French-made map covers the Dordogne at a scale of 1:200,000.
$13.95

Environs de Lyon Map

FRN481
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2011
1
2067149903
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, folded map of Lyon and surroundings, with clear street detail and index.
$9.99

Fodor's Paris' 25 Best

FRN41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546273
PAPER
Guidebook
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket map and guide includes essential information on the city's history, highlights and sightseeing, ideal for a short visit to the City of Light.
$13.99

French or Foe?

FRN54
Polly Platt
Distribooks
2003
292
0964668424
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
With humor, directness and great insight, this compact book is an expert and entertaining guide to the French and how to get along with them. The expanded third edition addresses France's romance with cell phones and includes a short chapter of recent vignettes.
$16.95

Michelin Green Guide Wine Regions of France

FRN513
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
492
2067212567
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The venerable Green Guide series profiles France's best wine tours (along its "wine routes") with their world-famous star rating system, plus well-researched places to stay and eat, colorful maps and suggested activities. 5th edition.
$21.99

Rough Guide France

FRN183
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
1064
0241204437
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to France, covering history, art, music and culture in detail. With a region-by-region overview of attractions and practical travel information.
$26.99

The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

A Traveller's History of France

FRN08
Robert Cole
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
256
1566566061
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fast-moving survey covers the conquests of ancient Gaul through the heady days of revolution to modern times.
$14.95

France from the Air

FRN598
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Harry N. Abrams
2006
340
0810959526
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This spectacular book of photographs, one in a series by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, showcases the rivers, fields, landscapes and cities of France in a series of dramatic low-altitude shots. With a introductory history and descriptive captions.
$55.00

The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France

FRN03
Ina Caro
Harvest Books
1996
339
0156003635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Time travel through France by way of its finest castles, chateaux, cathedrals and monasteries. This unusual travelogue is an invaluable companion for traveling in Paris, southern France, the Dordogne and the Loire Valley, combining personal observation with large doses of well-presented history.
$17.95

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

The Impressionists at Home

FRN600
Pamela Todd
Thames & Hudson
2005
0500512396
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated, authoritative social history of the French impressionists and their homes. With biographies, 175 photographs and information on homes and gardens open to the public.
$35.00

A Moveable Feast

FRN26
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
211
068482499X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A treasure for anyone interested in Parisian cafe society and its luminaries circa 1925. Hemingway includes sharp portraits of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Maddox Ford and others who idled on their way to greatness.
$16.00

Adventures on the Wine Route, A Wine Buyer's Tour of France

FRN72
Kermit Lynch
Noonday Press
1990
271
0374522669
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A delightful and warmly anecdotal book highly recommended for anyone touring the wine regions of France. Lynch brings the domains and appellations of French wine to full-blown life and his portraits of the grand personalities who make the wine are priceless.
$19.00

Between Meals, An Appetite for Paris

FRN32
A.J. Liebling
North Point Press
2004
182
086547236X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Liebling captures with stylish prose his coming-of-age in Paris in this elegant memoir, which is also a tribute to French cuisine.
$15.00

My Life in France

FRN596
Julia Child
Doubleday
2007
317
0307277690
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Child's characteristically ebullient record of Paris and Provence, her many friends, family and memorable meals, in the years after WWII, turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci (as husband Paul).
$16.00

Talk to the Snail, Ten Commandments to Understanding the French

FRN643
Stephen Clarke
Bloomsbury USA
2006
258
1596913096
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Clarke's essays on France and the French, as witty as they are useful, combine a guide to cultural understanding with some perfectly rendered, entertaining and tongue-in-cheek notes on how to speak proper French.
$15.95

The Age of Napoleon

FRN629
Alistair Horne
Modern Library
2006
218
0812975553
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A trenchant observer of the French and popular historian, Horne offers the drama, ego, victory and times of Napoleon in this brief, lively biography in the excellent Modern Library Chronicles series.
$16.00

France in Mind

FRN384
Alice Powers
Vintage Books
2003
352
0375714359
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This wonderful selection of essays, excerpts and stories filters the experience of being in France through the lens of 33 British and American writers.
$16.95

In a Dark Wood Wandering, A Novel of the Middle Ages

FRN86
Hella Haasse
Academy Chicago
1991
594
089733356X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With a cast of thousands including Joan of Arc and the Dukes of Burgundy, this 1949 historical novel renders the political intrigue, people and texture of 15th-century Europe and of medieval court life during the Hundred Years War.
$21.95

Suite Francaise

FRN642
Irene Nemirovsky
Vintage Books
2007
431
1400044731
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rediscovered after 60 years, Nemirovsky's two lustrous novellas capture the rhythms and peculiarities of daily life in German-occupied France with warmth and wit.
$16.00

The Railway Viaduct

FRN752
Edward Marston
International Map
2007
0749081147
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In the third installment of the popular Railway Detective series, Colbeck and Leeming are off to France when a mysterious man is stabbed on a train. Set in 1852, this mystery is full of historical detail and suspense.
$16.95

Timeline

FRN135
Michael Crichton
Ballantine Books
2000
496
0345417623
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
Crichton's blockbuster fantasy combines time travel and adventures in Medieval France. A fast-paced, remarkably well-researched introduction to 14th-century Dordogne and Perigord.
$7.99

Travelers' Tales France

FRN05
James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger
Traveler's Tales
2002
528
1885211732
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A wonderful collection of mostly contemporary tales, including such marvelous authors as Peter Mayle, M.F.K. Fisher, Mort Rosenblum, Ina Caro and Jan Morris. Organized thematically, it's a good introduction to the history, culture and character of France.
$18.95

More Books

1066, The Year of the Conquest

GBR115
David Howarth
Penguin Putnam
1981
207
0140058508
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A crack medievalist and storyteller, Howarth brings to life the momentous events of 1066 in rich, anecdotal history -- a classic portrait of the Norman invasion and conquest of England.
$15.00

The Accidental Connoisseur, An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World

TVL31
Lawrence Osborne
North Point Press
2005
262
0865477124
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
With a winning wit and not a drop of pretense, Osborne sets out to discover what's what with wine, traveling through Sonoma and Napa, France, Italy and other European wine meccas, 11 adventures in all. He meets plenty of interesting characters along the way, revealing much about the pleasures of wine (and travel!).
$16.00

Accounting for Taste, The Triumph of French Cuisine

FRN691
Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson
University of Chicago Press
2006
262
0226243249
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A penetrating look at the evolution of the food of France into "French cuisine," a benchmark for international cooking and shorthand for high culture. Ferguson explores the history and personalities that brought about this revolution in taste.
$33.00

Afloat

FRN754
Guy de Maupassant
NYRB
2008
120
1590172590
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A book of dazzling but treacherously shifting currents, a seemingly simple logbook of a sailing cruise along the French Mediterranean coast that opens up to reveal unexpected depths, as Maupassant merges fact and fiction, dream and documentation in a wholly original style.
$14.00

The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848

GBR418
Eric J. Hobsbawm
Vintage Books
1996
356
0679772537
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A trenchant account of society’s vast transformation wrought by the French Revolution and Britain’s Industrial Revolution.
$17.00

The Age of the Cathedrals, Art and Society 980-1420

EUR01
Georges Duby
University of Chicago Press
1983
320
0226167704
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
French scholar Duby, writing very accessibly, describes both the great cathedrals and the philosophical, religious, and political climate that enabled them to be built in this classic.
$28.00

All Rivers Run to the Sea

EUR153
Elie Wiesel
Schocken Books
1996
464
0805210288
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel recounts his remarkable life, from his childhood in Romania to the horrors of Auschwitz, his days as a young writer in post-war France and New York and his many pilgrimages to Israel.
$16.95

Alsace, Lorraine Map 516

FRN158
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
2
2067135244
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date regional map at the very good scale of 1:200,000 published by Michelin.
$11.95

America's Great War, World War I and the American Experience

WAR82
Robert H. Zieger
Rowman & Littlefield
2001
275
0847696456
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of how America's future was profoundly shaped by its involvement in WWI.
$35.00

Angers Laval Map

FRN485
IGN
IGN
2004
1
2111002534
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, topographic map of the Loire from Angiers to Laval.
$11.95

Annecy Thonon-les-Bains Map

FRN390
IGN
IGN
2010
1
2111004529
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An excellent, detailed map of the Haute-Savoie, covering not only Geneva and Annecy but also Chamonix, Mont Blanc, Champery, and Courmayeur at a scale of 1:100,000.
$15.95

Aquitaine Map 524

FRN205
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
2
2067135325
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map of the Aquitaine region from Arcachon south to Pamplona, including Bordeaux and Biarritz, at a scale of 1:200,000.
$11.95

Aquitaine Map R15

FRN452
IGN
IGN
2003
2
2110051515
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed regional map of the Aquitaine.
$11.95

Art and Architecture in France, 1500-1700

FRN242
Richard Beresford, Anthony Blunt
Yale University Press
1999
304
0300077483
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A depiction of artistic endeavors which were born in 16th- and 17-century France.
$45.00

Art and Illusion

ART15
E. H. Gombrich
Princeton University Press
2000
512
0691070008
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A classic study on the ever-evolving relationship between perception and art, Gombrich is primarily concerned with the viewer rather than the artist.
$49.95

Art and Society in the Middle Ages

EUR85
Georges Duby
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
2000
128
0745621740
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A study of the relationship between the production of art and the nature of Medieval society.
$30.55

Artists and their Museums on the Riviera

FRN133
Alan Halpern, Barbara F. Freed
Harry N. Abrams
1998
224
0810927616
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
This book covers 28 museums on the French Riviera, discussing the works of such greats as Picasso, Renoir, Matisse and Cocteau.
$19.95

Artists in Residence

FRN353
Dana Micucci
Little Bookroom
2001
143
1892145006
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An attractively illustrated guide to exploring the homes of 19th-century artists in and around Paris, including Giverny, Auvers and Ornans. An excellent guide for day-long excursions outside Paris with a focus on nature and art.
$19.95

As They Were

FRN705
M. F. K. Fisher
Vintage Books
1983
272
0394713486
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This marvelous collection of autobiographical essays by the celebrated, much-adored Fisher covers her life, family, food and adventures from Whittier, California to the south of France.
$16.00

At Home in France

FRN215
Ann Barry
Lightning Source
1997
247
0345407873
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Tales of an American and Her House Abroad," this account of life in a small village in southwestern France is shot through with Barry's irony and New York outlook on life.
$19.00

Autonauts of the Cosmoroute

FRN707
Julio Cortazar
Archipelago Books
2007
350
0979333008
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This novel's comic and surreal adventures along the Paris-Marseilles freeway circa 1982 lend themselves to a fascinating examination of why we travel.
$20.00

The Autumn of the Middle Ages

EUR17
Johan Huizinga
University of Chicago Press
1997
467
0226359948
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A pioneering work of social and cultural history, this well translated classic is a richly detailed portrait of life, thought and art in 14th- and 15th-century France and the Netherlands.
$32.00

Auvergne Map

FRN607
IGN
IGN
2006
2
2110051337
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the Auvergne from Moulins south to Aurillac and Le Puy-en-Velay, at a scale of 1:250,000.
$11.95

Auvergne-Limousin Map 522

FRN62
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067135309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map at a scale of 1:200,000
$11.95

Avignon Map

FRN293
IGN
IGN
2
2741600058
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A French-produced city map of Avignon.
$9.95

Battle of Normandy 1944 Map

FRN264
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
1
2067002627
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This historic reproduction shows battle dates, parachute drops and locations of Allied forces.
$12.95

The Bayeux Tapestry

FRN445
David Wilson
Thames & Hudson
2004
234
0500251223
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
An illustrated, full-color reproduction of the Bayeux Tapestry, whose colorful embroidery and Latin text tell the story of the Norman victory over England in 1066. The reproduction shows the detailed stitches clearly and is enhanced by Wilson's accompanying text.
$50.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

Bloom's Literary Guide To Paris

FRN690
Mike Gerrard
Facts on File
2006
151
0791093794
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Combining history, geography and literature, this book focuses on Paris's literary roots, real and imagined, from Hugo's Notre Dame and Hemingway's favorite Parisian Cafes.
$14.95

Blue Guide Southwest France

FRN53
Delia Gray-Durant
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
648
0393328937
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide with a strong focus on history and architecture, including the region's prehistoric caves and grottos, splendid medieval towns, castles and cathedrals.
$28.95

Bordeaux Map

FRN295
IGN
IGN
2012
2
2117222110
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This magnificently detailed city map includes a separate 68-page index. 1:13,000.
$9.95

Bordeaux Wine Region Map

FRN203
IGN
IGN
2006
1
2118300719
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map of Bordeaux, shown at a scale of 1:210,000.
$19.95

The Botanist and the Vintner, How Wine Was Saved for the World

FRN497
Christy Campbell
Algonguin
2006
314
1565125282
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
In this witty book Campbell interweaves a dramatic tale of the devastation of vineyards in 1860's France with French cultural history and a tale of the mad scramble by scientists (along with witches, priests and mystics) to discover the cause and cure. The French were none too pleased that salvation (as well as the disease) came in the form of American root stock.
$14.95

Boundaries, The Making of France and Spain in the Pyrenees

SPN154
Peter Sahlins
University of California Press
1991
351
0520074157
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of national identity in Catalonia, Cerdanya and the border lands between France and Spain, with an overview of their demarcation and arbitrary division in 1659.
$36.95

Bourgogne Map

FRN262
IGN
IGN
2007
2
2110050918
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful map of the Burgundy region of France.
$11.95

The Bretons

FRN239
Patrick Galliou, Michael Jones
Blackwell Publishers
1996
334
063120105X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An engaging scholarly history of the Bretons, from prehistoric to modern times.
$52.95

Brittany Map

FRN79
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067135201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map of Brittany, scaled at 1:200,000, depicting major and minor roadways, trails, topography, cities and towns plus tourist attractions.
$11.95

By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

FRN221
Paulo Coelho
HarperCollins
2006
179
0061122092
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
From the wildly popular Brazilian author Paulo Coelho comes this magical tale of a woman who follows a former childhood friend through the French Pyrenees.
$14.99

Cadogan Guide Brittany

FRN383
Philippe Barbour
Cadogan Books
2009
520
1566567653
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide in the British series.
$21.95

Cadogan Guide Gascony & the Pyrenees

FRN446
Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls
Cadogan Books
2007
364
1860113605
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A town-by-town guide to Southwestern France, with 6 color maps.
$19.95

Cadogan Guide Languedoc-Roussillon

FRN602
Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls
Cadogan Books
2012
304
156656879X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Based in southwest France, Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls cover the sweep of the Mediterranean, from the Rhone Valley to the Spanish border, in knowledgeable detail.
$21.95

Candide

FRN655
Voltaire, John Butt (Translator)
Penguin
1990
144
0140440046
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic satirical French novel and basis for the Bernstein opera.
$12.00

Carmen and Other Stories

FRN201
Prosper Merimee, Nicholas Jotcham (Translator)
Oxford University Press
2008
361
0199540446
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of nine stories, including Carmen, memorably set in southern Spain -- and source for the Bizet opera of the same name.
$13.95

For Kids

This is Paris

FRN466
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2004
64
0789310635
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
First published in 1958, this is a facsimile edition of Sasek's classic portrait of Paris for children. The Louvre, Eiffel Tower and other attractions are depicted with bright, stylized illustrations. Ages 4-8.
$17.95

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

The Family Under the Bridge

FRN313
Natalie Savage Carlson, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1989
123
0064402509
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Medal winning book for children ages 9-12 is a charming, wonderfully human story recounting the Parisian adventures of the hobo Armand and the three homeless children who make him shed his grumpy ways.
$5.99

Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait of an Artist

NTH60
Sandra Jordan, Jan Greenberg
2003
144
0440419174
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A compassionate, unsensationalistic biography, well written and geared for kids ages 9-12. With an eight-page insert of color reproductions.
$6.99

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

Bel Ria, Dog of War

FRN621
Sheila Burnford
NYRB
2006
256
1590172116
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the summer of 1940, a performing dog whose gypsy owner has been killed by the Nazis wanders through war-torn Europe, affecting the lives of the humans he encounters. A moving tale for readers aged 10 and up.
$17.95

Betsy and the Great World

EUR116
Maud Hart Lovelace
HarperCollins
1996
321
0064405451
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
YOUNG ADULTS
Irrepressible Betsy Ray -- would-be novelist and romantic idealist with two left feet -- is 21 years old and bound for Europe in this delightful installment in the "Betsy-Tacy" series.
$6.95

Pardon My French

FRN617
Cathy Hapka
Puffin
2005
192
0142404594
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Missing her boyfriend, Nicole is lonely in the City of Lights when she studies abroad. But with the help of some new friends -- and a handsome Frenchman -- she might change her mind. In the S.A.S.S. series.
$7.99

The Scarlet Pimpernel

FRN363
Baroness Orczy
Modern Library
2000
320
0812966112
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Wildly popular since his debut in 1903, the man known as the Scarlet Pimpernel is a foppy English lord by day and a daring genius by night. Here's the rip-roaring classic, set during the French Revolution.
$9.95

The Three Musketeers

FRN362
Alexandre Dumas
Oxford University Press
2009
663
0199538468
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This French standard may be long -- and written almost 200 years ago -- but it is page-turning fare for young adults, who'll stay up 'til the wee hours to find out what became of D'Artagnan, Aramis, Athos, Porthos and the nefarious Lady DeWinter.
$12.95

The Little Prince

FRN361
Antoine de Saint Exupery, Richard Howard (Translator)
Harcourt Books
2000
83
0156012197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Antoine de Saint-Exupery's modern fable, enshrined in the hearts of many. First published in 1943, it tells of a naif extraterrestrial who wanders from planet to planet, learning wisdom as he goes.
$11.00

Worth Looking For

An Illustrated History of the First World War

WAR16
John Keegan
Alfred Knopf
2001
448
037541259X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
An illustrated edition of Keegan's outstanding history of the Great War
$50.00

Dora Bruder

FRN200
Patrick Modiano, Joanna Kilmartin (Translator)
University of California Press
2014
128
0520218787
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A moving meditation on the fate of a 15-year-old Jewish girl deported from France to Auschwitz in 1942.
$19.95

The French

FRN31
Theodore Zeldin
Gardners Books
1996
592
1568361572
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A stimulating and very entertaining social history in the guise of a "how-to" book. Zeldin considers, for example, such imponderables as when to laugh at a joke, how to be friends with a peasant and how to eat properly.
$24.95

Journey Through the Ice Age

EUR07
Paul Bahn, Jean Vertut
University of California Press
1997
240
0520229002
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
Illustrated with extraordinary color photographs by Jean Vertut, this authoritative book is an excellent summary of Paleolithic art, and particularly of cave paintings, throughout Europe.
$27.50